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Major General Eric Bonnemaison

Major General Eric Bonnemaison commands the Saint-Cyr Military Academy. During his distinguished military career, he has advanced from a platoon leader conducting counterinsurgency operations in Chad, to battalion commander in Bosnia, to Marine brigade commander in several locales, including Afghanistan. He is a former faculty member of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies (at National Defense University), and he served as Africa and Middle-East adviser to the French Minister of Defense.